Student Learning Centre

The Student Learning Centre (SLC) offers support to all students in the areas of:

  • Academic writing
  • Basic mathematics
  • Endnote
  • General study skills
  • Statistics
  • Referencing

 Watch our video to find out more about the Student Learning Centre.


Our programs and resources include:

Academic Preparation Program

The Academic Preparation Program has been developed to help get you off to the best possible start at Flinders. Each session has been co-created by our academic staff and our students to give you the information and skills you need while at University. Registrations for Semester 1, 2019 will open in the new year.

English Language Support Program (ELSP)

The ELSP has been developed to assist students who come from a non-English speaking background to improving their English, specifically in the academic context. Modules are free and run by experienced ESL tutors. Registrations for Semester 1, 2019 will open in the new year.

Learning Lounge

The Learning Lounge is a free drop-in service where you can get support with:

  • Understanding your assignment requirements
  • Structuring your assignmentExpressing your ideas more clearly
  • Enhancing your academic writing style
  • Understanding referencing conventions
  • Improving your understanding and application of grammar rules
  • Improving your self-editing skills
  • Updating your basic maths skills

Referencing resources

Referencing is a standard convention in academic and professional communication, designed to inform the reader of where you found a piece of information you used in a piece of written work.

There are a number of referencing systems used at Flinders University, with certain systems being preferred in different academic disciplines. We have a number of guides and resources to help you when you're completing your assignments and assessment pieces.


Studiosity is a service available to undergraduate students, offering support with core study skills and academic writing. Studiosity offers live-chat with subject specialists and you can upload your draft assignments for feedback within 24 hours.

Study guides

We provide a range of study guides designed to help students develop their academic abilities and skills, including:

Each of the links contain many guides in pdf format.  For example, the Academic Writing link contains PDFs on Introductions and Conclusions, referencing style guides, Literature Review, research proposal, and many more.


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